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Hwa Soo CHUNG Attorney (Admitted in California)

T.+82-2-3703-1110 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Hwa Soo CHUNG Attorney
Hwa Soo CHUNG Attorney

Hwa Soo CHUNGAttorney (Admitted in California)

T.+82-2-3703-1110 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.hschung@kimchang.com

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Hwa Soo Chung is a foreign attorney who serves as the chair of the firm’s Health Practice. She also practices as a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Corporate Governance Practice.

As chair of the firm’s health practice, Ms. Chung represents a broad range of companies in the pharmaceutical/medical device/food/cosmetic sectors, advising on corporate, regulatory, compliance, and general commercial law issues. As to the pharmaceutical industry in particular, she is an expert on pricing and reimbursement, compliance, bribery and competition law issues relating to promotional and marketing practices in the industry, anti-counterfeiting strategies, M&A, and restructuring of business operations.

Outside of the health-related sector, Ms. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures on regulation in the distribution/retailing sectors, corporate governance, competition law, and general corporate and commercial law matters. She has advised many companies in setting up their Korean operations.

Ms. Chung’s representative work in recent years includes defending pharmaceutical clients in investigations by competition authorities with respect to marketing and promotional practices; establishing/strengthening company compliance/training programs; advising on implementing global mergers in Korea; advising pharmaceutical companies obtain listing/desired reimbursement scope for new drugs or increase in reimbursement price of existing drugs; and advising pharmaceutical/medical device companies on termination of distributors.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (1992-Present)

Ilhae Institute (1986-1987)

Economic Planning Board (1985-1986)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1983-1985)

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Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Global Practice Guides: South Korea chapter, Pharmaceutical Advertising (Co-author, Chambers & Partners, 2018)
    • Practical Law - Commercialisation of Healthcare Global Guide 2015/16: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)
    • Getting The Deal Through - Pharmaceutical Antitrust: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2008-2017)
    • "Korea's Domestic Trade Politics and the Uruguay Round", in Domestic Trade Politics and the Uruguay Round (Co-author, Columbia University Press, 1989)
    • The Multifibre Arrangement in Theory and Practice (Co-author, Frances Pinter Publishers, 1985)

Education

    University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1992)

    Princeton University (M.P.A., 1982)

    Harvard College (A.B., 1980)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, California, 1993

Languages

English, Korean and French

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Hwa Soo CHUNG
Attorney (Admitted in California)


T. +82-2-3703-1110      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Hwa Soo Chung is a foreign attorney who serves as the chair of the firm’s Health Practice. She also practices as a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Corporate Governance Practice.

As chair of the firm’s health practice, Ms. Chung represents a broad range of companies in the pharmaceutical/medical device/food/cosmetic sectors, advising on corporate, regulatory, compliance, and general commercial law issues. As to the pharmaceutical industry in particular, she is an expert on pricing and reimbursement, compliance, bribery and competition law issues relating to promotional and marketing practices in the industry, anti-counterfeiting strategies, M&A, and restructuring of business operations.

Outside of the health-related sector, Ms. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including share and asset purchases and joint ventures on regulation in the distribution/retailing sectors, corporate governance, competition law, and general corporate and commercial law matters. She has advised many companies in setting up their Korean operations.

Ms. Chung’s representative work in recent years includes defending pharmaceutical clients in investigations by competition authorities with respect to marketing and promotional practices; establishing/strengthening company compliance/training programs; advising on implementing global mergers in Korea; advising pharmaceutical companies obtain listing/desired reimbursement scope for new drugs or increase in reimbursement price of existing drugs; and advising pharmaceutical/medical device companies on termination of distributors.






    Kim & Chang (1992-Present)

    Ilhae Institute (1986-1987)

    Economic Planning Board (1985-1986)

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (1983-1985)






Publications/Activities

  •   Chambers Global Practice Guides: South Korea chapter, Pharmaceutical Advertising (Co-author, Chambers & Partners, 2018)
  •   Practical Law - Commercialisation of Healthcare Global Guide 2015/16: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  •   Getting The Deal Through - Pharmaceutical Antitrust: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2008-2017)
  •   "Korea's Domestic Trade Politics and the Uruguay Round", in Domestic Trade Politics and the Uruguay Round (Co-author, Columbia University Press, 1989)
  •   The Multifibre Arrangement in Theory and Practice (Co-author, Frances Pinter Publishers, 1985)





Education

    University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1992)

    Princeton University (M.P.A., 1982)

    Harvard College (A.B., 1980)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, California, 1993


Languages
  •    English, Korean and French





Health ,  Antitrust & Competition ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Europe